The official delegation of Ukraine, led by Vice-minister of
industrial policy, V.G. Padalko, made an official visit to the
Federative Republic of Brazil in November 2001.
During the visit, L.V. Suprun represented BC UkrAsiaBuild in the
negotiations with Petrobras company management and in the business
forum of the Brazilian business circles representatives.
Petrobras company delegation made a reciprocal visit to Ukraine
on December 15-21, 2001. Delegation members,
accompanied by Vice-chairman of the board of directors, S.A.
Shpatenko, visited the large industrial enterprises of the
UkrAsiaBuild Building Corporation.
During the visit, negotiations were held with the Petrobras
company management concerning Ukrainian enterprises' participation
in the construction and repair of oil and gas pipelines and
compressor plants. A preliminary agreement was achieved on the
participation of BC UkrAsiaBuild in the construction of two thermal
On January 16 - 17, 2002, the President of
Federal Republic of Brazil, F.H. Cardoso, made a state visit to
Ukraine. From the UkrAsiaBuild Building Corporation, Chairman of the
board ,S.A. Farenik; Vice-chairman of the board, S.A. Shpatenko; and
Advisor to the Chairman of the board, L.V Suprun, took part in the
business conference with the participation of the President of
Ukraine, L. Kuchma and the President of Federal Republic of Brazil,